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An early rehearsal moment for Keynsham Action Network's Butterflies-Voice choir

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An early rehearsal moment for Keynsham Action Network's Butterflies-Voice choir

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AHSW Change of Address

UPDATE: There are issues with our new Exeter PO Box meaning that we are not currently receiving any mail. Read on for more.

 

 

 

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Poems in the Waiting Room

Poems in the Waiting Room: Research Notes

Arts in health charity Poems in the Waiting Room has published seven research notes, covering research undertaken by the charity over 13 years.

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Evidence

Longitudinal research into wellbeing

Taking part in art classes can improve mental health and enhance social inclusion over a prolonged period, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health Promotion.

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Opportunities

Call for Abstracts: the International Health Humanities & Arts in Health Symposium.

The Symposium will showcase and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Deadline: 12pm, 25th September.

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rozalie hilton
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transformational participatory-arts

I am self-employed, managing and delivering 'Transformational Participatory Arts' projects. This means i run workshops, retreats and events, which draw on diverse interactive artforms to engender self-esteem, and affirm self-expression. ...

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